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Aloft Houston by the Galleria

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   5415 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX 77056 (Great Uptown)
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Ranked #153 of 451 hotels in Houston
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was very pleasant. Rooms were nice but plain Ikea styled. Clothes hangers were cheap and fell apart when I hug up my clothing. No cook to order food available. ReFuel was where you could get some hot food but the nuked offerings were minimal and overpriced. There are some places within walking distance to eat. The Galleria Mall... More

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max j, General Manager at Aloft Houston by the Galleria, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your stay. First allow me to apologize for the hangers in your room, I will have our Housekeeping Manager review your room and ensure that the clothes hangers are replaced immediately. I apologize you found our dining options limited, our Refuel area is open with assistance each and every morning from 6 am to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service! Very nice, modern style, hotel. Easy access to the Galleria and other activities. The hotel had a really nice pool area for relaxing and a chill bar to hang out at in the lobby. They also have a pool table and patio area for those who like to be outside.

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Chatham, Ontario
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10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've stayed here a few times for business. The rooms are very nice with a very contemporary feel. I found the rooms to be not overly sound proof, I can hear people in other rooms or street noises more than other hotels. They don't have a restaurant on site but they do have a small bar which is nice. The... More

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max j, General Manager at Aloft Houston by the Galleria, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review on your stay. While the Aloft is savvy and hip we work to ensure that our travelers needs are met with the amenities that our guests require. Our grab n go area called Refuel carries a wide variety of salads and sandwiches as well as our Wxyz bar offers hot appetizers in the... More

Dallas, TX
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently stayed at the Aloft in Houston for business. It's a great location, close to lots of places to eat and the Galleria if you want to shop. I've wanted to stay here before, but my company always balked at the price, in comparison to other hotels. But, there was a deal available and I got to try it out.... More

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Houston, Texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

PROS Clean, quiet Friendly staff Loved the shower head Comfortable bed Nice decor Convenient location for Galleria mall shoppers Competitive room rate CONS Bathroom/toilet has no door (odd designed) My room had a view of a parking lot Confusing self-parking, no signs directing drivers and exit gate has 2 swipe machines TV did not work (checked both remote and TV... More

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I am growing to like the Aloft concept. It's value is combined with upscale decor and efficient use of space. The Houston Aloft is no different, but the staff itself was great. Check-in clerks were very nice, and staff was very attentive. The rooms are well maintained, and the small nature of the hotel made it very quiet and easy... More

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
44 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Modern rooms which are compact and simple. Everything you need all combined in a neat small space. This is perfect if you need somewhere as a base hotel, its not a hotel you would want to relax in. The beds are super comfortable. The air conditioning unit is huge and very noisy which would be my only criticism of the... More

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This hotel really does have a great concept going... Check-In was awesome great staffs was accommodating with early check -in... received free self parking part of their fortune cookie drawing Room was clean... Shower water pressure what one of the best one I seen in awhile. Bedding was super comfortable made me didn't want to get up. Love the decor... More

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Houston, Texas
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44 hotel reviews
230 helpful votes 230 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Aloft Hotels are owned by the Weston Group that also owns The W Hotels. Aloft is (for lack of a better word) lesser version of The W. It still has the great staff and some of the quirky décor, that's a compliment BTW, and awesome furnishings. I have been to bouquet hotels that try to do what The Alofts has... More

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I don't get on here to write reviews often. The rooms were great... until the very very very very loud music played all night from the bar across the street. Trust me do not stay here if you want to sleep.

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max j, General Manager at Aloft Houston by the Galleria, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. While I wish you had a better experience, it is feedback like this that we learn from and use to improve and we truly apologize. We work hard to deliver an exceptional guest experience, and it's apparent in this case that we fell short due to our neighbors across the... More

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Address: 5415 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX 77056
Location: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Houston > Great Uptown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Aloft Houston by the Galleria 3*
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Appealing to on-the-go and in-the-know travelers, the Aloft rooms at Aloft Houston by the Galleria are equally carefree and bold. Nine-foot ceilings and extra-large windows create a bright, airy environment full of natural light. You’ll face the windows—not the walls—as you drift to sleep in our ultra-comfortable platform bed topped with plush bedding. Choose a 285-square-foot king room for one big bed, or grab a little more breathing room in the 315-square-foot rooms with two queen beds. Business or pleasure, work or play, each loft-like space keeps you connected. Your always-available in-room “office” includes an ergonomic workspace, plus complimentary wired and wireless High Speed Internet Access. You have your own entertainment center thanks to plug & play, our one-stop connectivity station. Leave your chargers at home: it juices up all your electronics—laptop, cell phone, MP3 player, and more—and connects them to a wall-mounted 42” flat-screen TV. A flip of the switch gives you high-def screening of your favorite flicks (or tomorrow’s presentation). In the sleek stylish bathroom, details are designed to stimulate your senses. Natural light illuminates the walk-in shower through a full-length frosted glass panel, which faces the guest room for a free flow of light with plenty of privacy. The eco-friendly dispenser doles out super-sudsy bath amenities specially created for Aloft Hotels by Bliss® Spa. Every Aloft room is attuned to you: whether you’re settling in or zipping out the door, you’ll find a host of helpful standard amenities to customize your experience. ... more   less 
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